Poem: Persephone—Grace Briarwood

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Persephone —Grace Briarwood [Image description: A screenshot shows the poem: Why do the young poets all write about Persephone? Maybe it’s because We can relate. To a goddess? To being half sunshine and half grave. End description.]

Poem: Excerpt from “Wheel of Fortune”—Rachel Pollack

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Poem: Excerpt from “Wheel of Fortune”, from Fortune’s Lover, a Book of Tarot Poems —Rachel Pollack We who read cards are Fortune’s lovers, intoxicated by other people’s lives, their memories like dreams we live in pictures., their starts and detours and dead ends, their round and round and round, like a thick liqeur. Their mistakes […]

Poem: The Star—Ann Taylor and Jane Taylor

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The Star —Ann Taylor and Jane Taylor Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are ! Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky. When the blazing sun is gone, When he nothing shines upon, Then you show your little light, Twinkle, twinkle, all the night. Then the trav’ller […]

Poem: Reading List—Violette Taylor

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Reading List —Violette Taylor I have stopped waiting for divine intervention, so now I search for counsel on highway signs and in the underlined passages of used books. About the author: Violette Taylor writes to make her favorite tiny moments big enough for others to see.

Poem: The Hearth—Henry van Dyke

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The Hearth —Henry van Dyke When the logs are burning free, Then the fire is full of glee: When each heart gives out its best, Then the talk is full of zest: Light your fire and never fear, Life was made for love and cheer. [Image description: A table with a basket of bread, a […]

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